This framework agreement covers both the supply and supply and integration of equipment and was split into 8 lots of which 7 were awarded as follows:-

  • Lot 1: Supply - Audio Equipment
  • Lot 2: Supply - Vision Equipment
  • Lot 3: Supply - Lighting Equipment
  • Lot 4: Supply - Audio, Vision and Lighting Equipment
  • Lot 5: Supply and Integration - Audio Equipment and Associated Services
  • Lot 6: Supply and Integration - Vision Equipment and Associated Services
  • Lot 8: Supply and Integration - Audio, Vision and Lighting and Associated Service

It was awarded on 1st July 2019 and runs to 30th June 2021 with a possible extension to 30th June 2023.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Collaborative agreement - Consolidation of spend
  2. A multi supplier framework agreementwill ensure that suppliers remain competitive through the life of the framework agreement
  3. Members have an OJEU compliant route to the market
  4. Time saving, members can use the framework rather thatn completing a full tender process
  5. Experienced Suppliers
  6. Agreement is contract managed centrally with KPI's in place
  7. Desktop calculator

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the user guide, for ease of use a desk top calculator is available along with the option to undertake a further competition. CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Use This Framework

To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 69 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids. YesDownload
broadcast desktop calculatorFor desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier Download
appendix 1 contact details Download
appendix 2 basket Download
appendix 3 pricing specification lot 5 audio Download
appendix 4 pricing specification lot 6 Download
appendix 5 pricing specification lot 8 Download
appendix 6 ITT Download
appendix 7 award criteria scoring mechanism Download
appendix 8 framework agreement Download
appendix 9 model contract for the purchase of goods lots 1 4 Download
appendix 10 model contract for the purchase of goods lots 5 8 Download
appendix 11 OJEU notice Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

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